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Senate reform debate lacks creativity, ignores real problem

As we think about reforming the Upper Chamber, we need to understand that our options are limitless and we must be ready to engage more ideas if we are to tackle the real problem of under-representation. Both an elected and an abolished Senate reflect the status quo. We need to move beyond these options.

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Members of the Senate Internal Economy, pictured in this file photo.

 

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Senate reform debate lacks creativity, ignores real problem

As we think about reforming the Upper Chamber, we need to understand that our options are limitless and we must be ready to engage more ideas if we are to tackle the real problem of under-representation. Both an elected and an abolished Senate reflect the status quo. We need to move beyond these options.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Members of the Senate Internal Economy, pictured in this file photo.

 

  

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Sunday, March 1, 2015
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